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Jan 24, 2013 7:00am PST
diplomatic interventions in afghanistan, pakistan, and sudan. i think one day historians will judge his senate years in terms of his impact on foreign policy much the same way so many recognize senator ted kennedy's impact on domestic policy. from his many years in the u.s. senate, john has developed a very personal understanding that we represent not just states or government but also people. i once asked john why he loves the senate. he said, it's the pride he feels in trying to get things done for people. for three years now, he's been working quietly to help a father from newton, massachusetts, colin bower, whose two sons were kidnapped and taken to egypt. john even called former president mubarak and had a screaming match with him about it. five times, he's been to egypt since then, and every time, colin has been at the top of his list in every meeting. every senator here has a colin bower. it's what we do. we fight for people back home. as secretary, john will understand that and bent over backwards to help us do that. he will be a terrific bridge from the hill to the administrati
Jan 2, 2013 7:00am PST
way for some of the teachers and aid workers killed in pakistan yesterday. five were killed when their van came under attack. they were on their way home from a community center. there has been a militant can campaign of violence against aid workers and these work verse been vaccinating pakistani children against polio. >> no charges are to be filed against a celebrity photographer who hit and killed a photographer taking pictures of justin bieber's car. bieber wasn't even in the car at the time. a friend was driving. >> and here's something that might make you feel better if you've already broken your new year's resolution to lose weight. a government analysis shows people who are overweight by 30 pounds or less have a significant live lower risk of early death than those at a normal weight. the lead researcher says they're not sure why but it's been suggested overweight people see a doctor more often and doctors may pay more attention to their overweight patients. >> stocks are soaring on this first day of the new year. court any reagan is here with what's moving your money. th
Jan 23, 2013 7:00am PST
of calcium i am moan yum nitrate from pakistan into afghanistan which finds its way into the roadside bombs that kill our troops, known more popularly as i.e.d.s. and the work mentioned by senator boxer and others on behalf of women throughout the world, and also women and girls particularly in afghanistan. maybe thirdly even though we're still the throws of responding to the challenge in syria, the great work you've done on humanitarian assistance and other elements of that strategy that we've worked together on. also, i want to commend the -- not just the approach but the words you spoke today about not retrenching that renot retreating when it comes to getting the balance right between engagement and also security, both high priorities. i was struck by -- and i'm glad you were specific on page 3 of your testimony -- about the specifics on implementation, 29 recommendations by the board, which now has found its way into -- or i should say which now is a set of 64 specific action items. you said in your testimony, quote, fully 85% are on track to be completed by the end of march with a num
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